Most Endangered Places

Every year, many historic properties across the state of Washington are threatened by demolition or neglect. Collectively, these properties contribute to the quality of life we enjoy and shape the daily experiences of living in small towns, large cities and rural countryside across the state. Since 1992, the Washington Trust has maintained a list of Most Endangered Places, bringing attention to threatened buildings, sites, and historic places. The Washington Trust’s basic commitment to advocate for preservation of historic and cultural resources has been unwavering – we remain your “Voice for Preservation in Washington State” – our Most Endangered list perhaps best exemplifies this commitment.

Know an endangered place? We accept nominations year round. Prior to submitting a nomination, please contact us to discuss the program requirements and over-arching goals for the threatened resource.

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Camp Waskowitz

Downtown Sprague

Colville Indian Agency

Scout House

Waldo General Hospital

Bettinger House

Weyerhaeuser Corporate Campus

Vashon Elementary Gym

Old Woodinville School

Camp Yeomalt WPA Log Cabin

Kelley Farm

Bruggemann Ranch

McMillin Bridge

BF Tabbott House

Kapus Farmstead

Masonic Home of Washington

Rookery, Mohawk, and Merton Buildings

Scottish Rite

Quad 7 Hangar, Boeing Field

East Seattle School

Bureau of Reclamation Headquarters

Washington Hall

Oysterville Historic District

Valley Schoolhouse

Enloe Dam Powerhouse

Green Mountain Lookout

McReavy House

Reard Freed Farmhouse

Moran School Administration Building

Ellensburg Depot

Thayer Barn

Steilacoom Train Depot

Parlor Car #1799

National Guard of Washington Armory

Enchanted Valley Chalet

Port Angeles Fire Station

Historical Commercial Fishing Net Sheds

Northern State Hospital

Hastings Buildings

Reard Freed Farmstead

Curran House

LaFramboise Farmstead

Libbey House

Snohomish County Courthouse

St. Ignatius Hospital

First Hill Apartments

Roslyn Old City Hall and Library

Dorsey Bulding

Murray Morgan Bridge

BNSF Depot

Lincoln School

LaCrosse Rock Houses and Station

Red Brick Road (Ronald Place North)

Fort Walla Walla/Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center

Bush House

Lone Star Cement Building

Beverly Railroad Bridge

Electric Building

Murray and Rosa Morgan House

Our Lady of the Assumption/St. Urban’s Church

Longfellow School

Morgan Middle School

St. Nicholas Church

Fort Steilacoom

Sand Point Naval Station

Downtown Mount Vernon

Donovan District

Harborview Hall

Point Hudson

Five Mile Schoolhouse

Robert Morris Earthwork

Historic Buildings within Washington’s State Parks

Haller House

Schooner Wawona

Packard House

South Harbor Park Stack

Old Ellensburg Hospital

First United Methodist Church

Mukai Farm and Garden

Jensen-Byrd Building

John A. Finch Boy Scout Lodge

Teapot Dome Gas Station

Old Ritzville Highschool

Alki Homestead Restaurant

Arlington High School

Providence Heights College

B Reactor, Hanford Site

Howard S. Wright House

Trafton Elementary

Post Hospital

Preston-Shaffer Milling Company

Fleischmann’s Yeast Plant

McNeil Island

Battelle/Talaris Campus

Nuclear Reactor Building

Shelton Gymnasium

Puyallup Fish Hatchery

Dvorak Barn

National Historic District

Jefferson County Courthouse and Tower

First United Methodist Church

Old Tumwater Brewery

Hyer Farm

Old Granary Building

Coke Oven Park

St. Edward’s Catholic Church

Collins Building

Cascade Workers’ Cottages

Digester Building

P-I Globe

Anderson-Baum Cabin

Fowler House

Old City Hall

Day Block

Puget Power Building

Carmack House

Elks Building

Stephenson House

William O. McKay Ford

Surrey Downs

Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company Power Plant

Skykomish Hotel

Washington’s Historic Barns

Camp Kilworth

Buchanan House (Trueblood House)